Twenty years later, the US has little to show for its massive investment of trillions of dollars and the countless lives lost. Its defeat in Afghanistan may yet prove more consequential than 9/11.
Would US-Kenya relations be significantly different today had the al-Qaeda attacks not taken place?
Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Ambassador Robert Godec is a seasoned veteran of Kenyan post-2007 politics.
Institutionalized poverty led to an outbreak of pellagra that Americans would rather forget. But grain farmers remember; they know that hunger is good business.
Chauvin is simply a cop who committed an action so ugly that he had to be made an example of so that America could get back to normal.
A majority of Africans favour democracy over other forms of governance but an authoritarian system with a capacity to deliver public goods rapidly on a vast scale cannot be dismissed off-hand.
Shock poll reveals majority support for Joe Biden to suspend TRIPS and support global vaccination.
We may not be aware of it yet, because of the hold the nation has on global media, but America’s decline appears to be terminal.
In another part of the fragile, crisis-prone, first world nation, the supreme court in the state of Minnesota, where nearly half of all women and girls experience sexual violence in their lifetime with most victims suffering their first sexual assault before turning 25, has ruled that rape of unconscious women is not necessarily forbidden.
The string of cases have highlighted the extent of rot in the country which, according to graft watchdog, Transparency International, has "plenty of corruption scandals that mix high-level politics, campaign financing and human rights abuses
The runaway culture of corruption on the flavour-starved island kingdom where public misery is compounded by inclement weather and bland food, has seen prices of medical equipment including personal protective equipment and even bodybags skyrocket, in some cases shooting up 1400 percent.